Synonyms of languish in English:

languish


See definition of languish

verb

1‘the plants languished and died’

SYNONYMS

weaken, grow weak, deteriorate, decline, go into a decline

wither, droop, flag, wilt, fade, fail, waste away

informal go downhill

ANTONYMS

thrive, flourish

2‘the general is now languishing in prison’

SYNONYMS

waste away, rot, decay, wither away, moulder, be abandoned, be neglected, be forgotten, suffer

be disregarded, experience hardship

3‘she still languished after Richard’

SYNONYMS

pine for, yearn for, ache for, long for, sigh for, desire, want, hanker after, carry a torch for

grieve for, mourn, miss

literary repine